Category Archives: Local Headlines

New Red River Bridge Named Curtis-Coleman Bridge

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The new bridge over the Red River is now named the Curtis-Coleman Bridge. Officials say construction is expected to last Read More →

Former RPSO Major Dies at 83

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Former Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Major Hardin Lewis has died at the age of 83. Services will be held Wednesday morning Read More →

Heart Walk Kick Off Next Week

The kick-off for the American Heart Association’s walk is next week from noon to one at Calvary Baptist in Alexandria. Read More →

Prompt Succor Students Dress Up for All Saints Day

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Tomorrow is All Saints Day. It’s a time for families to remember their loved ones who are no longer with Read More →

Fire Destroys Brick Home in Tennyson Oaks

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An overnight fire destroys a two story brick home in Tennyson Oaks. The alarm system alerted the fire department around Read More →

Many Take Advantage of Drive-Thru Flu Shots

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Many people took advantage of their own Halloween treat tonight with inexpensive or free flu shots. Public health unit nurses Read More →

Pancake Breakfast Held to Raise Money for Children’s Toys

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Have a Halloween breakfast for Christmas. That was the spirit early this morning for a pancake breakfast sponsored by the Read More →

16-Year-Old Charged with Aggravated Arson

A 16-year-old Pineville student at the J.S. Slocum Learning Center is charged with aggravated arson. Investigators believe he set fire Read More →

Get it Growing: Fall Plants

Fall means different colors on trees and plants throughout Louisiana. But if you’re looking for more color, you can do Read More →

Rapides Symphony to Host Fall Concert

The fall concert for the Rapides Symphony is Saturday night at 7:30pm at the Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center. It features Read More →